Edward Bridges Rice R.N.
Edward Bridges Rice R.N.


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Edward Bridges Rice R.N.Explanation
Son of Edward Royds Rice (1790-1878)
Brother of Ernest Rice R.N.
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
30 October 1819 Born (Godmersham, Kent, England)
18 February 1864 Married Cecilia Caroline (1831-1912), daughter of Rev. William Vernon-Harcourt (1789-871)
30 October 1902 Died (Eastry, Kent, England)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
 
DateRank
1832Entered Navy
5 August 1844Lieutenant
7 April 1850Commander
24 February 1855Captain
12 February 1873Rear-Admiral
9 March 1878Vice-Admiral
27 October 1884Admiral
30 October 1884Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
7 April 1850 Commander (2ic) in Hastings, commanded by Francis William Austen, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles John Austen, East Indies (including 2nd Burma War)
12 September 1854 Commander in Driver, particular service
5 January 185623 September 1856Captain in Leander (until paying off at Chatham), flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Howe Fremantle, Balaclava after the Russian War
25 August 1858October 1859Captain in Royal Albert, flagship of Rear-Admiral Charles Howe Fremantle, Channel squadron
186112 December 1862Captain in Algiers (until paying off at Portsmouth), Mediterranean
5 May 18641 May 1867Captain in St George, Coast Guard, Falmouth, then (May 1865) Portland (replacing Frederick William)
30 November 186822 December 1871Captain in Asia, Portsmouth (flag-ship of Admiral Superintendent) and captain of the Steam Reserve
1875 Second in command, Mediterranean (flag in Triumph)
21 July 188230 October 1884Commander-in-chief, the Nore


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